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Oct 15, 2012 5:30pm EDT
they are informed. >> reporter: they are trying to turn the phones into a useful tool. >> want it to be interactive in a way they're used to. >> reporter: the smartphone app, speak out, let's students or parents speak out in a modern way president this was the idea of corporal william davis. >> it will allow to us reach another layer of student who would want to say something but out of fear. this will give them that ability to do it. >> reporter: key information helped officers recently. a 14-year-old girl was talking with who she thought was a teenager. she was going to run away to ten she to meet a 25-year-old man but the police were able to stop it. >> and within six hours we had the investigators on that male's doorstep. >> reporter: police may need to talk to you for a homicide or shooting. otherwise they want it to be used as an anonymous tip line. >> if a student said i saw bill bully john, where we get information will remain confidential. we'll just address the underlying bullying issue. >> reporter: it can still be used by private students. it's available to be download
ABC
Oct 25, 2012 5:30pm EDT
storm force winds. down in florida, we're used to that. these guys are loving it. back to you. >>> that familiar look of an approaching hurricane. if we take a look, you can see large powerful hurricanes category two strength. the distance is huge from the leading edge of this. from the center of the storm just a few hundred miles. the big concern with sandy is not so much what she will do to florida. it would be a windy weekend. what we would look for over the next 72 hours is the movement of sandy along the east coast and eventually rounding, we think, around north carolina moving toward the mid-atlantic state. north movement is 17 miles an hour and 1,000 miles away. here's the tropical track, the latest out of the national hurricane center, giving it that turn around the carolinas, a big blocking high pushing the storm, we think, somewhere between the maryland coast and new york. it's going to be somewhereno ca0 >>> others lacked just as much creativity such as abc, 123 and let me in. there were odd ones like mon kip and baseball and welcome. hacking tools are more sophisti
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Oct 5, 2012 6:30am EDT
everybody. those stories straight ahead on this friday. thanks for joining us i am megan pringle. >> i am charley crowson. it's purple friday and orange friday. o's play tonight and o's -- ravens on sunday. a lot going on this weekend locally in the community. give me good weekend weather wise. >> they are rolling the dice. it's going to be pretty good especially today. it's going to be beautiful. by saturday, still some sunshine but the wet weather will begin to move in. and we go into saturday evening and into sunday. and those temperatures are going to drop off on sunday. but let's talk about what we have right here in front of us. because maryland's most powerful radar is nice and dry. and that's going to be the scenario as we head to the rest of today. it's going to be awesome. jessup's temperature 59 degrees and we do have dry air to talk about this morning. and even in reisterstown 58 dew point coming in at 53. and right now, look at the temperatures in annapolis. 63 degrees. let's check the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook good morning. >> reporter: good morning. well, this
ABC
Oct 19, 2012 4:30am EDT
>>> that's what's making news in america this morning. p. >> stay with us for "good morning america. . >>> you're watching the station that works for you. now, good morning maryland. >> as you head out for the morning commute new information you need to know the mta can listen in on your conversations on the buses. >> young boys preyed upon by men they trusted. now the boy scouts releases thousands of pages detailing the accusations. how many cases were reported in the baltimore area. >> two women videotaped in the privacy of their homes police have pictures of the peeping tom but he is on the loose. good morning i am charley crowson. >> i am megan pringle. on friday you want to know what the weather is light and hopefully right now is not an indication of the rest of the weekend. >> let's stand by with a check of the forecast. getting people out the door and looking ahead to the weekend. >> we have wet weather and lightning and thunderstorms and right now some showers just moving in across the area. things beginning to taper off from the south to the north this morning. and all thi
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 11:00pm EDT
way to keep up with the team and show your orange. just check us out right now on the website. >> cloudy day turned into a dreary, rainy night. not the best night for baseball. will the rain cause problems for you when you wake up? mike has the first look at tonight's weather. what's on tap? >> reporter: it's going to be another cloudy situation. the same into tomorrow. even had a little snow in western maryland. season changing it up. here is what's going on downtown. things dry but it's chilly out there and we will look at radar and again you do note that scattered showers are starting to move in. along old frederick road. a good rain. that's heading for randalls town and along fall's road just outside, just southwest -- you will be dealing the spotty showers, here is what the look at radar. spotty showers through the course of tonight. look at temperatures, 15 in town. you go just outside the beltway. 45 frederick and 50s over the eastern shore. easton at 50. temperatures mildler than in comparison to last night. 24 hour temperature change. four degrees warmer. that's okay.
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Oct 16, 2012 4:55am EDT
james tech is a government organization using its own weather forecasting models. this report gained a lot of attention from people on facebook and abc2news.com this morning. >> it will be fun to see snow this winter. we got robbed last year. >> lynette is saying this would be okay with you. >> before we get there, we have to stick with fall. look at this great pic. look at the pumpkin. it's called the moose. informs cockeysville, look at the boy. over 1500 pounds. it's a big one. if you want to send me pics, we look forward to seeing them. let's head to the bus stop. we are looking at temperatures on the chilly side. 50 degrees this morning, we will be seeing plenty of sunshine in here, that will linger, as we go in to the afternoon, the high temperature today 65, what you need this morning, you need the jacket, as you come home, the jacket. you don't need the rain gear, it's going be a dry day on tap. >>> that's what i like to hear. that rain was miserable yesterday. glad its going to be better today. if you are traveling on 83, here is a look north of 695, everything nice a
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Oct 15, 2012 5:00pm EDT
the d.c. area. temperatures mild, low 60s, 62 baltimore. 56 bel air. most of us picking up around a 10th to a quarter of an inch of rain so far today. there is drier weather off to the west. we'll talk about when that arrives and the rest of the week coming up. >> peanut butter, roasted peanuts. >> now lots of other foods you may have in your pantry. we have the latest on a growing salmonella outbreak that's really sickened dozens of people. >> reporter: the nationwide salmonella recall is expanding. >> i had eaten peanut butter three days in a row and i got so sick, barbara claims to be one of dozens sickened in 19 states. it's now 10 pages longhand contains more than 400 peanut products including moon pies, ice cream and peanut butter and raw and roasted peanuts. it has been tracked to this company, sunland sunland, inc. the fda warns consumers not to eat any products connected with sunland. barbara purchased hers before it was pulled from store shelves. it's certain peanut butter got her sick. >> i've been feeding this peanut butter to my dogs. seriously, this is a big deal. my f
ABC
Oct 10, 2012 6:00am EDT
the abc2 timesaver traffic. now over to you megan. >>> no doubt many of us are waking up a little less gritty i'd. no late night watching the o's -- eyed. no late night watching the o's. and that's thanks to a travel day. get ready for another game tonight. city is hosting a pep rally later this morning. so charley is live at city hall with more on what the city plans to do and you know, so many people in baltimore are saying we waited so long. time to celebrate. >> reporter: it is time to celebrate megan. 15 years in the making and baltimore orioles return to play off baseball and the city is calling for the same spirit enthusiasm here at camden yards for sunday and monday's game 1and 2a pep rally for 10:30 on the lawn stephanie rawlings- blake tweeted this around 4 yesterday wanting to give the fans a chance to come out and support the orioles who were in new york for game 3 of the divisional playoffs and with the team on the road tonight, in new york, for a return to the playoffs, and the road game in new york, they have not been there since 1996, you may wonder what new yorker
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 6:30pm EDT
tonight about the clues they have found? abc's senior national correspondent jim avila tells us. >> reporter: boston's logan field -- one of american's boeing 757s, 47 of which, nearly half the fleet taken out of service today. as the troubled airline tries to make sure no more of its coach seats come loose in flight -- as they have three separate times. >> the seats are loose. >> we're not sure if it is a mechanical failure or a human failure. >> reporter: american saying today it has identified the problem -- because seats came loose in one case, flipping passengers on their backs. the seats came in rows of three. the row is held to the floor with a cadle clamp. that was improperly installed. >> on the safety side of the situation, american's doing haul that it can do right now to ensure that the seats are being looked at and installed as correctly as possible. >> reporter: american says the investigation is still underway, but so far the airline cannot give a solid answer as to why now. these seats have been in use for up to 20 years, and never come loose before. aviation sou
ABC
Oct 16, 2012 4:30am EDT
, i'm charley crowson. >> i'm megan pringle. thank you for joining us on this tuesday morning. a lot of rain fell yesterday. you might be wondering what you need as you head out the door. >> let's check in with lynette. >>> the front passed. we are feeling it this morning. on the cool side. we have breezy conditions making it feel cooler. the breezes will stick with us throughout the day, behind the cold front. dry now, a far cry from yesterday afternoon, we will stay dry as we go through the day. stepping out the door. this is what you can expect. ijamsville 50 degrees. catonsville 48. elkton 50 degrees. as we look at the planner, we will be chilly when you are waking up. mostly sunny skies around 10:00, 11:00, that trend will continue in to lunchtime with the high today around 65. we will be below average. now a check of the time saver traffic with loren cook. >>> glad to see the rain is gone. 95 this morning, be aware of construction that's blocking the off ramp to southbound route 295, jfx to get downtown, no delays from the beltway to fayette street. as we look outside, at the b
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 12:00am EDT
here above us. mike, you going to ride out the storm from here? >> hell, yeah i'm riding it out, man. hiem not going to work today, i'm staying here. >> all right. you're going to stick it out up there. you have water and other supplies? >> yeah, probably. got peanut butter, candy. i'm good. >> jimmy: all of the food groups. i got pez dispensers, i'm all right. i watched a lot of storm coverage over the last couple of days. i think i'm a meteorologist now. i spent 36 hours watching weather reporters standing in water while telling us not to stand in water. most what they seemed to be focfol focused on was hanging on to their hat. >> not most flattering appearance. >> getting windy, starting to feel heavy gusts. >> nypd is out here. >> the wind picking up here. >> very different scene here in ocean city. >> good morning, michael and darlene. conditions out here are really worsening. >> video rolling but right here this house on the corner. they don't know whether they made it out safely. thank you, ma'am, my hat. >> the wind when i turn this direction, you can see, i lose my hat. >> y
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 6:30pm EDT
. so, david, start us off. >> reporter: diane, good evening from the debate hall here at the university of denver. you can see the stage behind me. everything planned right down to the minute tonight. president obama will enter from the right. the governor from massachusetts, governor romney entering from the left. to give you an idea of the setting here, about 1,000 people inside this debate hall, when it starts. look behind the cameras tonight. we're inside a hockey arena that normally seats 8,000 but they've created this intimate setting as tens of millions watch from their living rooms tonight. when president obama and mitt romney walk onto that stage tonight, it will be the first time they've met face to face in four years. last time, during the presidential race in 2008, during those back-to-back democratic and republican presidential debates during the primaries when candidates from both sides were called on the stage, it was senator obama and governor romney talking. the president congratulated romney when he clinched the republican nomination and this moment in 2007, a labor da
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Oct 5, 2012 12:00am EDT
, thank you for joining us. >> [ bleep ] you, wolf. >> jack black and kyle gass. >> we didn't come here to talk. we came here to rock! >> plus music from tenacious d. >> i believe that children are our future. just not the four of you. >> dicky: from hollywood, it's "jimmy kimmel live!" tonight -- zac efron. jack black and kyle gass. plus music from tenacious d. with cleto and the cletones. and now, in so many words, here's jimmy kimmel! ♪ it's "jimmy kimmel live" [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: that's very nice. thank you, thank you. hi, everyone. hi, i'm jimmy, i'm the host of the show. thank you for watching. thank you for coming. thanks for being here. thank you for, most of all, i want to say thank you for looking past my flaws and accepting me for who i am. serious. did you know that today is both national taco day and national vodka day, or just vomit day. [ applause ] to celebrate national taco and vodka day. we have a special treat for our audience. everybody look under our seats right now. okay. there's nothing under them, but that was -- [ laughter ] like, for a seco
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 5:30pm EDT
the ocean city pier, what's left of it, it reminds us we're within 100 miles of the destruction up north. how you doing? alright, alright. now this is a party. what is that? go, go, go. mmm. give me some of that sauce. i don't know, i think i might bail. yeah, it's pretty dead. [ male announcer ] one is never enough. new kfc dip'ems. freshly prepared tenders dipped in irresistible sauces. this is it. now this is a party. [ male announcer ] try a 3 piece combo for just $5. today tastes so good. >>> this is what they've been look forward to all year, going out tonight and collecting all that candy on halloween. but what about keeping your trick or treaters safe. make sure they use the sidewalk. don't cut across yards. don't go down dark all cries or take -- alleys or take candy from cars. >> you want to make sure that your own house and your neighbors' houses are child proof for safety. that means all of the stuff that you accumulate in the front yard needs to be cleared out. >> make sure your outdoor lights are working and consider letting your little one carry a cell phone. >>> ame
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 5:30am EDT
instead. if you are using 95, there are no delays right now from hartford county all the way down to white marsh, and it will remain nice and clear as you do get into the city, as we check in and take a live look outside here at eastern avenue, no problems to report, but we are still dealing with that fog, definitely keep that in mind before you head out. as we take a look at some other drive times, no problems to report on 695. it will be nice d clear from parkville all the way out towards towson. and if you are traveling the west side of 695 this morning, no delays, just that typical 11- minute ride right now on the outer loop from 795 down to 895. megan and charley, over to you. >>> after more than a year of primary campaigns and hee lexes, the race to the white house comes down to two candidates and tonight those men are going to be meet for the first time in a highly anticipated debate from denver. charley right now is at the live desk this morning with a preview of the showdown between president barack obama and governor mitt romney. >>reporter: megan, a number of political pun
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 6:30pm EDT
tapper and abc's david muir are traveling with the candidates to tell us how you train for a debate night that could change everything. jake leads us off. jake? >> reporter: diane, top obama campaign officials have been pouring over republican debate tapes, studying mitt romney. and according to one person familiar with the president's debate preparations, it has been exhausting work and the president is definitely out of practice, though, of course, the campaign has been trying to lower expectations. president obama has been practicing for the debates at the westin lake, las vegas, resort and spa. 17 miles from the las vegas strip. presidential debate veteran john kerry is participating in the mock debates, pretending to be a different patrician wealthy massachusetts politician mitt romney. yesterday, in las vegas, the president tried to lower expectations. >> i know folks in the media are speculating already on who's going to have the best zingers. >> you are! >> governor romney, he's a good debater. i'm just okay. >> reporter: a new poll shows the president enjoys advantages goin
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 11:35pm EDT
. how one expert's simple tips helped this guy add $3,000 to the selling price of his used car. >>> confessions of a centerfold. jenny mccarthy writes a surprising memoir about her journey from devout christian to sex symbol and playboy play mate. >>> and wild thing. lions in the backyard, monkeys in the living room. we'll meet the team confronting extreme animal lovers whose exotic pets could be lurking in a neighborhood near you. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," october 4th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm terry moran. well, tonight, there may be a secret cash cow parked in your driveway. because that old car may actually be worth thousands of dollars more than you think. when it comes to receiving your own car, some quick, easy, do it yourself tips could help you increase the price, and there's a lot more to it than just hanging up a gas station air freshener in there. abc's sharyn alfonsi brings us the best strategy for selling your old wheels. >> reporter: meet the gross
ABC
Oct 15, 2012 6:30am EDT
sunday out there for many of us. lynette, you say something is in the works. >> exactly. something is brewing out there. we have something brewing in the tropics. about you before we talk about that let's talk about what's happening as we go through the morning. well, we will be nice and dry and we are dealing with mild temperatures for today. maryland's most powerful radar will get more active going into the afternoon time frame. i am thinking around lunchtime we could see more showers rolling in here. and also, we have the possibility for some severe weather as we go into the afternoon. mainly in southern maryland. right now, though, dealing with temperatures on the mild side. 64 degrees in glen elg and ijamsville. peeny ridge elementary school, those winds out of the south and southwest at about 5 to 15 miles an hour. and a lot of spots this morning. so we are dealing with breezy conditions this morning and the breezes will continue as we go into the afternoon. this is what your planner looks like heading throughout the day. temperatures coming in at 71 degrees. let's check the abc
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Oct 24, 2012 12:00am EDT
russell peters will be here to regale us with tales from their lives and our musical guest, god willing, is prince. [ cheers and applause ] i think -- pretty sure the first time we've had royalty on the show since queen latifah was here. i'm excited. i personally ran his bubble bath today lit more than 1,000 candles his dressing room. he's set. next week, we're bringing the show, everybody, guillermo, the band, everybody is going to brooklyn, new york. for monday through friday broadcasting from the brooklyn academy of music. it's been a while since i did a show from a theater that doesn't have homeless people dressed like superheroes outside. our guests in brooklyn will be howard stern, tracy morgan, kelly ripa, chris rock, jon stewart, stephen colbert and david letterman. music guests will bealicia keys and vampire weekend, more names added to the list as we see fit. join us. i was born in brooklyn. depending on how much i eat next week i might die in brooklyn. tickets are sold out. please don't call my parents and ask for anymore. they have exceeded their limit. ify my family
ABC
Oct 10, 2012 7:00am EDT
in cairo. as that unfolded, it seems to have been hijacked, let us say, by some individual clusters of extremists. >> reporter: nordstrom now felt investigators he had been concerned for a while. and he had security personnel in tripoli, the state would not give him permission to deploy them to benghazi. nordstrom told congressional investigators that state department official charlene lamb, quote, didn't seem to have a problem with having no agents on the compound in benghazi. if something happened, personnel could go to a residential safe haven set up. that's where chris stevens and another another smoke inhalation. >> a lot of questions about that, jake. >>> the race for the white house, with 27 days to go. it's "your voice, your vote." and just one day before the v.p. showdown, there's more signs of a mitt romney surge. he's pouring it on in the state that most needs to turn, ohio. that's where abc's david muir reports from now. good morning, david. >> reporter: george, good morning to you. with the new national polls showing this race, now, tightening, mitt romney here in ohio,
ABC
Oct 16, 2012 5:30am EDT
and sound. good morning, i'm charley crowson. >> i'm megan pringle. thank you for joining us. we saw a lot of rain yesterday, hopefully today will be better. we are off to a chilly start right now. >>> we are a little bit on the coolish side this morning, as you head out the door, need the jacket, the coat. as we go in to the afternoon, more of the same, temperatures will be coming in below average. right now, sykesville, 48 degrees, 50 annapolis, perry hall 48. also to add insult to injury, we have the winds kicking up this morning and that will continue through the the day. the winds northwest at 5-10 miles an hour. gusts up to 20. we are going to have the north westerly flow although maryland's most powerful radar is dries it will stay that way throughout the day and sunshine in here as well. by lunchtime the temperature around 63. now a check of the time saver traffic with loren cook. >>> happy to hear the rain is gone. we are dealing with with construction on 95, blocking the off rach to southbound route 295, watchout for that, if you are headed to the harrisburg expressway, a l
ABC
Oct 16, 2012 6:00am EDT
mean for the ravens? we will look at that, thank you for joining us on this tuesday morning, i'm megan pringle. >> i'm charley crowson. let's get to a check of the forecast with lynette charles. things changed a lot over the course of 24 hours. >>> we had the rain in here and the cold front moved through. that's what you are talking about. we are brisk. temperature owings mills 47 degrees. we will have the winds picking up throughout the days out of the northwest, the north westerly wind is a chilly wind. 48 degrees now in monroe. dew points drying out, dew point 43. meyersville, last stop, temperature 49 with the dew point at 42, the winds northwest at 5-10 miles an hour. that's going to be the scenario for today. looking at maryland's most powerful radar, we have all the sweeps on scanning the skies to see if we will find rain. high pressure is going to do its thing, build in, we are going to have a nice day to look out. break out the sun shades, but we will be breezy throughout the day. by lunchtime, the temperature of 63 degrees, by 3:00, that's high temperature i'm going wit
ABC
Oct 17, 2012 6:30am EDT
95 to 95. the -- 795 to 95. the beltway in great shape from parkville to towson. if you're using the jfx to get downtown, you're looking at a very normal 11 minute ride to travel from the beltway all the way down to fayette street. that's a look at your abc 2 time saver traffic. megan and charley, over to you. >> when you go to the polls in less than three weeks, you're going to be asked to vote on the so-called dream act on the ballot at question number four. >> it would allow children of undocumented immigrants to pay instate tue fission the parents are paying -- tuition if the parents are paying taxes. >> the opponents gathered enough signatures to put the issue on a statewide referendum. they say the dream act not only promotes illegal activity and uses taxpayer money to do it. >> people understand the issue. everybody i talked to, they say we don't feel like taxpayers money should be used for illegal immigrants. and it is a very simple thing as far as they're concerned. >> for many families in maryland, paying out of state tuition is not doable. so that would mean the difference
ABC
Oct 23, 2012 6:30pm EDT
is over, and 59 million of us watched. now the campaign is headed to your doorstep. president obama and governor mitt romney powering across the country. obama will travel to seven. romney, to five. and this razor thin race got even closer. every night we'll bring you a brand-new abc news/"washington post" poll and tonight the candidates are separated. look at this. just 0.07%. that's about 91,000 people out of an estimated 140 voters in this country. 14 days to go. it's "your voice, your vote" and abc's david muir is in the middle of the action in the swing state of colorado. david? >> reporter: diane, good evening from the rockies. i got to tell you it did not take long for both candidates to race out off that 2350i7b8 debate last night. in fact, on the tarmac in florida this morning, i was on a plane, passengers looking out the window seeing air force one waiting for the president. then the romney plane taxiing off. a real urgency with two weeks left and this race high. u.s. the mad dash to the finish line, the president and mitt romney with their final arguments. >> i am fired u
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Oct 30, 2012 4:00am EDT
you for joining us, tuesday morning. megan pringle. >> and charlie crowson. all right. we are going to go to the nation capital. it was hit hard. this is the constitution. the winds whipping there. the wind and the rain. it the right a live shot this morning in baltimore. >> yes. that is a community that is seeing a lot of flooding. that is the case throughout central maryland. flooding in areas, down trees and debris in the other areas. so, you might be wondering are we out of the woods yet? here is lynette charles. >>> all right. megan, what is in store. more wind and also more rain coming in across the area. let's talk about hurricane sandy. what is going on with it right now. it is post tropical. we're not dealing with a tropical system. the winds sustained at 70 miles per hour. that is hurricane force winds. the pressure is beginning to go back up, which is a good thing. it is losing energy over land. now, we look at maryland's most powerful radar now. we can see a big shield of rain coming in here. we're looking at oranges and yellow. so, heavy rain in spots this morning. this
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Oct 24, 2012 6:00pm EDT
florida, we want to know will it affect us here. let's find out from meteorologist wyatt everhart with the latest on sandy's path. >>> she is a hurricane, now moving toward eastern cuba and eventually what we're watching or expecting from sandy is a move out of the caribbean sea and tracking up into the south part of the waters off of play -- florida, off the carolinas and hooking up with cold air from the are in the and west. this will be a very interesting weather situation, especially, we think being for the new england states, maybe maryland, skeeterring south of where the -- skirting south of it. in the short run, enjoy some nice weather. don't forget to check out our abc2 news weather and news apps. they're all available in the itunes store. you may want to search wmar and weather right down it your neighborhood and zip code. check this out. >>> tonight five for carroll high school students face charges. >> neighbors in northern carroll county have been under siege as vandals racked up more than $20,000 in damages. >> reporter: for months, carroll county sheriff's deputies spent
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Oct 5, 2012 5:30pm EDT
use the word choke. aren't army people supposed to adapt to their surroundings? i'm wondering where the o's cap is. thank you so much chad. thank you, william. people from texas, big and proud but doing down tonight if you ask an of the orioles fans. >> it's not too late to get his kid a hat. maybe we can work on that later. >>> the place to be around town is all around town. it's either someplace out on the street, backyard, bar or just find the largest tv and watch the thing. for most of the tv's, cheryls surrounded by tv's. she's at glory days. everybody is hoping for a victory, aren't they? >> good times here. check out all of these televisions. they're everywhere. o's will be on these televisionings. they will also be on the overhead speakers. take a look at the wait staff. they're ready. they're in their ball caps. they're in their jerseys. glory days dear, all orioles, ready to serve the customers like bobby. now, of course, as an orioles fan you're excited. >> i'm excited. waited 15 years for this. nothing can get out of my mind. >> it all comes down to this one game. >> one
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Oct 16, 2012 5:30pm EDT
was to expand in parts of the city. and the funding has not been plentiful for us to did that, but that's still the goal. we want to do it in west baltimore, north baltimore and other parts of the city where we have the same kind of problems that have occurred there. >> reporter: to give you an idea how positive it is, a few minutes ago a bunch of kids had yellow shirts on. they set up the chairs and showing the fact that so many used this center for positive things. coming up tonight at 6:00 we'll have more on the ceremony marking this 10-year anniversary. >> thanks, rosie. >>> a man walking in annapolis was stabbed four times from behind. it happened around midnight. he was walking toward the dock. the victim ran toward the state circle when he called police. when police arrived the victim still had his wallet, cell phone and cash. >> not even a threat of a robbery, you know, give me your phone. give me your keys. it's unusual for that kind of crime to happen. we're trying to see if there's a connection between the victim and see if we can see a suspect. >> right now annapolis po
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Oct 3, 2012 6:30am EDT
, i'm charley crowson. >> i'm megan pringle, thanks for joining us. we have a lot to talk about before we get to those stories, in particular weather and traffic. lynette is going to let you know how to dress those kids and lauren is going to tell you how to get on the roads because the big story this morning is the fog. before we talk about everybody, we -- everything, we do want to tell you about some school delays, cecil county on a two- hour delay. >> also queen anne's county and kent county on 90-minute delays and in queen anne county no pre- k today, this all as a result of fog. >> how are the roads looking? >>reporter: we are dealing with accidents everywhere. i'll have more coming up. but that reduced visibility is the main concern right now. >> exactly. we knew today coming in that it was going to be a busy bad day for us up here and that's exactly what we're getting. dense fog advisory in effect until 8:00 for a lot of areas right now. the areas there are shaded in the gray. you can stay home, close to home and have some dense fog advisories and also you can head toward the n
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Oct 19, 2012 6:00am EDT
what many of us woke up to in the early morning hours on this friday october 19th. good morning i am charley crowson. >> i am megan pringle. happy friday. hopefully all that rain will be out by the time you take your kids to the bus stop or wherever you heading. let's go over to lynette charles to see what you are in store for. >> as kids go to the bus stop they will need the rain gear as they head out and about because we have showers out there on maryland's most powerful radar. and it keeps on redeveloping around harford county. so bel air right now you are dealing with wet weather. some moderate rain coming down around kingsville and also perry hall. just to the north of middle river this morning. and also we are dealing with some wet weather in havre de grace again. aberdeen also perryman and port deposit. we had a little brake along i- 95 that stretch but it's back. so this will be the story as we go throughout the day. off and on showers this morning. and then finally things will begin to taper off a bit. now ellicott city's temperature this morning we are mild. 60 that dew poi
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Oct 19, 2012 5:30pm EDT
. it's part of the trailing part of the system that came through today. it will not impact us with more rain after this line tonight but it will wrap in cooler winds, so falling from the 70s to the 60s, a scattered shower or storm. we've got all the details coming up. >> it's been about 16 years sense there was a case like this anywhere in the entire country. they're not getting as much money from the state as their wrote counter parts. >>> a fight played out in a baltimore courtroom. don harrison takes us to the closing argument. >> reporter: the students from cop pen, morgan, bowie gather n. front of the court house. this case stems from a lawsuit filed five years ago claiming that hbc's are not equally funded as their predominantly white universities in maryland. the judge ordered a mediation to come it a resolution. that failed in november. now they find themselves at the end of this six-week trial. >> the numbers don't add up. we need equal funding. >> reporter: attorneys for the state would not comment until the trial was over. the state said it had no legal obligation to enh
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Oct 24, 2012 11:00pm EDT
rogs wyatt everhart joins us now. >> the prosections -- projections still bringing it right up the coast. this hurricane is strengthening and then crossing over cuba and -- tonight. winds to 80 miles an hour. that say strong category 1. then we think it will briefly weaken and restrengthen to a cat one before becoming a nor'easter situation. that's not going to happen until early next week but this storm is coming awfully close to the east coast. more on this coming up. looking at 70 degrees tomorrow now to the comments in connection with the vote on same sex maryland. >> a pastor said people who engage in homosexual behavior are worthy of death and so are the people who support them. >> kelly, tonight the head on a group opposing same sex marriage says anyone trying to create a controversy over this issue is distracted from the issue. >> you can see pastor robert anderson sitting on the right of your screen at a town hall meeting earlier this month. he quotes the bible when he says. >> those who practice such things are deserving of death. not only do the same but watch this, for
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Oct 5, 2012 2:30pm EDT
battling bear pledge on a military wife's back using eyeliner. she came up with the idea after trying to find help for her husband who was at ft. campbell suffering from ptsd. >> i felt like streaking the general's lawn because maybe a naked woman would get attention and maybe they wouldn't sweep me underneath the rug. >> instead she took this photo of herself. incident i you see she's got her husband's hat on, her husband's gun. this led to hundreds of others doing the exact same thing. not only facebook campaign but launched battlingbear.org. find out about this and see more photos. >> more should be done for our veterans. so many suffer from ptsd. so many news stories about how they are not getting the treatment they need. >> this is a shot of her husband brandon mccoy who committed suicide in march after struggling with ptsd. >> these are my husband's dog tags. they were found in his car. >> this is a really beautiful way and effective way to get the point across. it gives us insight into what all of our soldiers are going through not just in battle. once they return they have a whol
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Oct 27, 2012 12:00am EDT
talented musician, josh turner, is with us tonight. as is the exceptionally funny aziz ansari. [ applause ] and even though it isn't christmas, we will be visited by the little girl known as honey boo boo child tonight. [ cheers and applause ] honey boo boo and her mama june are in the building. they have a show in case you don't know on tlc, discovered on the show "toddlers and tiaras," you know, it's funny. if you told me five years ago i'd be interviewing a 7-year-old beauty pageant contestant and her mother, i would have assumed that my show got canceled and i'd fallen on hard times. that's not it is case. we have fallen on very soft times here. honey and mommy boo boo on the local news this morn iing here l.a. on channel 5, ktla, suffice it to say they didn't disappoint. >> she's an everyday child. she goes to public school. we still have fun. last night we was at the walk of fame at the shopping center -- >> did everybody recognize you? >> yes. >> cheese. >> and they recognize her. and they have, like, a water fountain that goes up and she was running through them and, like, 8:00 la
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Oct 25, 2012 12:00am EDT
? >> dicky: and ana gasteyer. >> jimmy: use something in your refrigerator to make a mike tison face tattoo. >> you stephanie rawlings-blake: voting for question seven is an... incredible opportunity for baltimore. jim smith: question seven will bring table games like... blackjack and poker to baltimore. stephanie rawlings-blake: you're talking about 500 new jobs. ken ulman: and increased tourism will mean more business... for maryland's small businesses. jim smith: and instead of marylanders spending... five hundred and fifty million in other states... ken ulman: question seven will keep that money right here. stephanie rawlings-blake: more bs, millions for schools. jim smith: i'm voting for question seven. ken ulman: i'm voting for question seven. stephanie rawlings-blake: and i'm voting for question seven. >> jimmy: hi, i'm jimmy kimmel and joining me is the great drummer travis barker. how are you doing? >> good. >> jimmy: i understand you have an ep with yelawolf called "psycho white" coming out november 13th? >> yes, jimmy, but that's not why i'm here. as you might've heard, i
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Oct 12, 2012 5:00pm EDT
advantage, go to our facebook page, abc2news.com, let us know what you think of the o maizing evening ahead. >>> not only is ate big week for baseball here in baltimore, but a huge day for runners tomorrow. the running festival is saturday morning, you will see runners racing all over the city a marathon, half marathon and a relay race. this year's race will have a very different feel. >> we are probably going to have 200,000 folks, fans, over the course of the 26 miles supporting the runners and telling them to wear orange and purple. it's a magic time of year to give everyone the baltimore flavor. >> with all of those runners downtown, several major streets will be closed. time saver traffic reporter loren cook shows you how to get around the closures. >> reporter: the race begins at 8:00 tomorrow morning on russel street near camden yards. it will affect roads downtown, including key highway, packca, and light street. as runner travel, mccullough will be closed to green spring avenue, route will pass johns hopkins university and travel around lake montebello , the final stretch wil
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Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm EDT
at 8:45 in the evening and then forwarded in the morning. >> they told us the electrical is -- all trains are delayed between here and new york because aberdeen maryland, between aberdeen and delaware, power outage, so if you notice, everything in there is delayed. >> reporter: marc tranes continued running. they began running a limited service, in the soon enough for a yankees fan coming off of a loss. >> coming here it's usually yankees fans taking over the ballpark. now it's in the like that. the fans are coming out loud like i haven't seen it in 15 years. >> reporter: for others, the delays impacted far more serious issues. marcia is missing her mother's heart procedure. >> i feel bad because i can't be there with my mom, but it's okay. she's in god's hands. she's all right. but ill a get there. >> reporter: amtrak announced it had reopened two of the three tracks while it continues to repair the wires on the third. >>> another travel related issue. the commute home from work will be less of a headache for those traveling near the tidings bridge. this after a tractor-trailer ca
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Oct 18, 2012 5:00pm EDT
said about your rights. >> reporter: that's right. many of us rushed for a playoff game ticket. in many cases we bought tickets for games that weren't played and the face value of the ticket was funded plus the convenience fee. what you don't get back is the fee for processing, shipping handling. that amounts to six dollars per order. we went to maryland attorney general today to see if fans have any recourse. he said you are out of luck because you were told up front. >> if they charged you x dollars and didn't tell you that was the ticket price plus the service charge and then didn't refund the service charge portion that would be illegal. >> reporter: that was not the case here. the fee was explained with your order. this isn't the first time a major league team has heard this complaint. the new york yankees used to have the same policy but in 2002 the new york attorney general went to the yankees front office and complained. in an agreement 90% of those fees were returned to fans. abc 2news. >> all right. you saw the crawl this morning. terrell suggs to play sunday in houston.
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Oct 5, 2012 2:35am EDT
. police used tear gas and water cannons to barack reak up prote thousands. >>> struggling to put out a wildfire. the fire fueled by bone dry conditions quickly scorched 150 acres. some people in shelton, 40 miles from seattle, were forced from their homes. others were put on notice to be ready to get out. >>> american airlines is canceling dozens of flights just before the holiday weekend. as it scrambles to fix loose passenger seats. airline executives are not blaming the problem on its own work force. they claim it is a combination of wear, poor design and spilled soda, can you believe that, causing seat clamps to fail. the repairs should be repaired by monday. >> be careful with your sodas. >>> major financial headline this morning, record low rates for mortgage loans. the rates fell for a second week in a row. 15-year fixed rate mortgages are just under 2.7%. 30-year loans are now 3.36%. analysts say it is a sign the federal reserve stimulus plan is having an impact. >>> and yet another milestone for facebook. ceo mark zuckerberg says the social network tops 1 billion active users
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Oct 31, 2012 5:00pm EDT
what they've done. they've gotten us up and running so far pretty quickly. >> the missouri linemen said they spent five days in louisiana after katrina. once they finish their work they are expected to be sent north to help with new jersey and new york. all of us are looking at trees differently. we had a contractor killed when a tree fell on him on homewood avenue. the victim died at scene. firefighters said the man was part of the crew contracted to clean up trees in the area. >>> in towson they were working to remove a tree that came down on this house. with all the rain that we have seen from sandy, the tree service got the truck stuck and had to deeing that out. >> sandy's down -- winds down trees. at one point more than 5 roads were closed -- 50 roads were closed. >>> let's go to millers island. testify that been through storms. people said isabelle was the worst storm for them. with sandy they were pleased with how the storm came back. >> i thought the power would be out by 3:00 in the afternoon. it -- it came back on at 3:30 in the morning. if they had said a few days, i wo
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Oct 2, 2012 5:30pm EDT
county, to cecil county. all of us damp. all of us with moisture. so fog is breaking out. two miles visibility. we're down to less than a half vibe. large system will bring the chance for more showers tonight and tomorrow but for the evening, watching for that fog. we'll talk about how things change by friday coming up. >>> all right, orioles. fans, keep your hands up. it's another day. >> there's a chance the orioles can tie it. let's go to christian schaffer. we'll get to james shields. you can count on that. >> the orioles could still win that division. if they don't, they're hoping to secure the game. the orioles are wrapping up. you'll see mark reynolds where he played so well and like they decide last night at tropicana field, the orioles, when they take the field, will have a decent crowd behind them. these orioles fans just arrived in st. petersburg today. >> i'm hoping that half the people are our fans. >> reporter: jim lives in new orleans but grew new baltimore county idolizing you know who. >> there were two thinks we fought about in little lig, who would be short stop a
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Oct 17, 2012 5:30pm EDT
when the father resisted, the robber used a stun gun knocking him to the ground. police are still looking for the robbers. >>> and the man planning to keep our city safe is facing tough questions. anthony bats is the former police chief of oakland california. council members want to hear his goals for keeping our city safe and sound. >> comfortable, sunshine and low 60s after a day in the mid-60s. just dropped to 59 in sparrows point. 65 in denton. 63 in gaithersburg. you can see the setup, a few passing clouds. further north and west a significant rain maker that will bring showers, maybe a few thunderstorms tomorrow night and rafael, at least what's left of the hurricane passing offshore. this evening down to the 50s, clear and cool. >> do not call. that's the simple request made by many of you. >> but some of you are still getting the unwanted calls. the problem was, posed back if february. >> reporter: when they first came out with the don't call list, i thought great, get on it. but after years here i'm realizing it don't work. >> reporter: she would hang up her phone if she
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Oct 26, 2012 7:00am EDT
lot of terms are out there. joking terms like frankenstorm are used. we turn to bernie rayno from accuweather. when you look at hear the terms, how much of it is hype on this storm? and how much is very real? >> when you've been in this field as long as you and i have been, sam, you look for a way out when you see a storm that's projected to be this strong. but unfortunately, i don't believe there is a way out. this is not being overhyped. i would use the terms devastating and historic. a 1 in 30-year storm. or even in the fact or way in which this storm will be tracking east toward the coastline in new jersey. it could be a once-in-a-lifetime storm. >> we talk about the storm itself. we're talking about winds here. we're talking about coastal storm surge. and inland heavy rains and flooding, as well. i'm showing the rain map right now and how much rain will move up the shoreline with it. easily four to six. and some are saying up to ten inches of rain in major metropolitan areas. what's the biggest problem with this storm? is it the wind? is it the rain? what will people be compl
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Oct 21, 2012 6:00pm EDT
leading us off tonight. alex, thank you. >>> we're going to turn now to the race for president and the high stakes final debate that will take place right here in this hall tomorrow night. we are here in boca raton, as i mentioned at the top of the broadcast, and it is in this auditorium, where president obama and governor romney will go face-to-face for the last time. the president in the chair to the right, governor romney on the left. tonight, a new poll shows just how important this debate will be. president obama with a five-point lead among registered voters, but among likely voters, most likely to cast their ballot, it is a dead heat tonight. our team weighing in on issues and the campaign that has just 16 days to go. we're going to begin with david kerley at the white house tonight. david, good evening. >> reporter: taking a break from debate preparation, mitt romney flipped the coin for a football game with his staff and footbme. one republic called it an iranian ploy. >> and as to iran, they've got quadruple the amount of enriched uranium the to make a bomb they had before ob
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Oct 18, 2012 6:30am EDT
jaffey sent us the photos from the scene. this accident happened just before 4:00 this morning and it involved three arts. three people -- tractor- trailers. three people have been critically injured and do expect the southbound lanes to be shut down during the morning rush. a live look right now on 695 and parkville here at harford road. there is a crash right now on the inner loop you will want to expect delays as you do head down to 95. that outer loop also starting to congest you're looking at a 14 minute ride from95 up to 83. no problems here on 95 downtown. traffic moving right hay long her at 395, fort mchenry tunnel in great shape. a crash right now on route 50 along the eastbound lanes at cape street. that's a look at your traffic. charlie over to you. >>> do you plan on heading out of town for the holidays but you're short on cash? well, abc2 news is working for you this morning, with some tips to ensure your vacation doesn't put undue stress on your wallet. stacey cohen is live this morning in washington and when you think about holidays shopping to boot on all of that? vac
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Oct 22, 2012 12:35am EDT
the candidates. one candidates who wampbts to take us back to the policies that led us to the near-collapse of the recession and the president who believes by investing in the american people and the middle class that's the best way to grow the economy. george, everybody always knew that this was a tight race and that it will come down to a few states. every vote counts in these key battle ground states. >> since the second debate, governor romney has been out on the stump saying that president obama has no agenda for a second term. take a look. >> don't you think that it's time for him to finally put together a vision of what he would do in the next four years if he were elected. american people had expected that the president of the united states would be able to describe what he's going to do in the next four years, but he can't. >> he seems to be getting some traction with that argument, lay out exactly what president obama would do in a second term. >> sure. george it's pretty clear, i make two points here, one, after a decade of war, both in afghanistan and iraq, the most imp
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Oct 17, 2012 12:00am EDT
something you should know about us. we love kids. >> maybe that's because the last u.s. census proved that 44% of all children conceived between 1927 and 1984 were conceived at a kiss concert. >> by gene. >> that's why we joined the helping parents to rock movement. >> we were on patrol 24/7. >> whoa, we got a code red. over there. over there. ♪ >> never fear. kiss is here. >> nice makeup. >> i'm sorry your parents ruined your birthday. kiss will make it all better. ♪ ♪ yeah [ cheers and applause ] >> yes, we love to rock. but not as much as we love helping parents to rock. >> here we go, champ. here we go. here we go. you're getting it. >> yeah, we're going to need to you sign this waiver. >> kiss assumes no liability for kids helped by kiss. >> dickey: the new santa fe from hyundai, proud sponsor of "jimmy kimmel live" and official vehicle of "helping parents 2 rock." >> jimmy: "jimmy kimmel live" is back in two minutes wi don rickles, latest castoff from "dancing with the stars," bristol palin and music from miguel. ♪ [ female announcer ] those who look to fuel body and min
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Oct 4, 2012 12:00am EDT
"destination wedding." double miles you can "actually" use. but with those single mile travel cards... [ bridesmaid ] blacked out... but i'm a bridesmaid. oh! "x" marks the spot she'll never sit. but i bought a dress! a toast... ...to the capital one venture card. fly any airline, any flight, anytime. double miles you can actually use. what a coincidence? what's in your wallet? [ all screaming ] watch the elbows ladies. have youdÉja, deja-vu?, deja, the headphone jack is going to be on the bottom. (explosion noise) welcome back! guess the galaxy s3 didn't work out. no, i love the gs3. it's awesome. i'm just saving a spot in line for someone. hey! hey! mom, dad! oh, thanks for holding our spot. you guys have fun. home by midnight you two. hahaha vo: the next big thing is already here. the samsung galaxy s3. wait honey, this is the line for apps. i stand... yep! >> dicky: from hollywood, it's "jimmy kimmel live"! tonight -- amy poehler. alan arkin. and music from garbage. with cleto and the cletones. and now, if you don't mind, here's jimmy kimmel! ♪ it's "jimmy kimmel live" [ chee
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Oct 26, 2012 6:30am EDT
, setting an eye, the eye on us as we go into sunday, monday, tuesday. we'll be feeling the impact. we go across the nation. it will be more powerful and this wind field will be larger as we go into the latter portion of the weekend. we have some crazy time. dangerous times and the next several days here and keep you prepared. look at sandy come in -- come in closer now. it will do so as we go through time. i'll talk about sandy and the impacts as we go through the next several days. we're dealing with accides. trouble in howard county. and at columbia road. then anne arundel county another accident that's right on route 295 along the southbound lanes. and if you are traveling in baltimore city, you will want to watch out for an accident. and that's going to be right. can you see pull this up. and it will be right at garrison boulevard. >> here at harford road. starting to pick up. 12 minutes now to travel from 95 up to 83. the jfx clear. 11 minutes southbound from 695 to fayette street. that's a look at traffic. over to you. >>> we have a disturbing case of animal abuse to tell you about
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Oct 11, 2012 4:30am EDT
johnson on the scene, what can you tell us? >> reporter: well, we are here yes in northeast baltimore and as you can see behind me here, firefighters are still on the scene of this early morning fire. we have learned that five people have died in the fire. two firefighters were also injured. we have four children that died and one adult. the call came out about 2:00 this morning. crews responded here to 5601 denwood avenue and found the row home engulfed in intense flames. right now, i have chief kevin cartwright with the baltimore city fire department joining me live here. you know, chief, just -- a very sad scene this morning. four children, tell me a little bit about what happened this morning. >> yeah, this is something we never look forward to. but just after 2:00 this morning, our firefighters arrived on location to a very dramatic scene involving an intense fire with heavy fire load and smoke conditions coming from a two story brick home. we also noted that there was one adult man actually jumping from the second floor window in an effort to escape these intense flames and heat
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